Posts By: Kai

How Coffee Is Produced

Coffee beans are grown in more than 80 countries spread throughout Central and Southern America, including Brazil — which is the largest coffee exporter — and the Caribbean; Africa, including Ethiopia, which produces some of the most flavorful coffee beans in the world; and Asia, including Vietnam, which rose in popularity in the late 1990s…. Read more »

Location, Location, Location

Many people have the dream of owning a coffee shop, someday, but what sets the failed attempts apart from the success stories? One of the major factors is location. It doesn’t matter if you have a coffee shop that is truly superior to the other ten in your city if you are located in an… Read more »

Tips for Opening a Coffee House

You’ve decided you want to open a coffee shop. Now the real work begins. Here are a few tips and steps that you need to follow to get the beans rolling before you can start brewing: Step one is determining whether you want to open an independent coffee house or a store that is part… Read more »

Benefits to Coffee Shop Franchises

If you have dreamed of owning a coffee business for years, whether you picture a cozy space with mahogany bookshelves, a large, open Chinese teahouse, or an Internet café espresso bar, a coffee shop franchise may be the best option for you. Here are a few benefits to choosing a franchise, instead of striking out… Read more »

Coffee Roasts: A Guide

Even people who don’t like the taste of coffee tend to like the way it smells, and that warm, spicy aroma all comes down to how the beans are roasted. In choosing how to roast your beans, or what roast to buy from a coffee franchise or coffee business, it is important to first understand… Read more »

Classic Coffee Drinks

Espresso, brewed coffee, steamed milk and foam: the four main ingredients of a coffee shop that can be combined in a multitude of ways to create all of our favorite coffee drinks. Whether you own a coffee shop franchise, or just love coffee, here are some of our favorite Java Detour classics. Latte – Lattes… Read more »